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ZIP Code 28450

Primary City:Lake Waccamaw, NC (View All Cities)
County: Columbus County
Timezone: Eastern (10:54pm)
Area code: 910 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:34.3, -78.5
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 28450

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 28450. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 28450. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 28450, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lake Waccamaw, NC

Stats and Demographics for the 28450 ZIP Code

ZIP code 28450 is located in south North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 28450 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 28450 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,438
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,379
Median Home Value $162,000
Land Area 39.00 sq mi
Water Area 13.83 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 923
Median Household Income $55,536

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 57070140
5-96862130
10-145186137
15-198987176
20-245860118
25-296148109
30-345574129
35-396365128
40-448374157
45-497680156
50-547392165
55-5910094194
60-64125106231
65-698785172
70-744559104
75-79335083
80-84163551
85 Plus193958

Gender

 Male 1,172 48%
 Female 1,266 52%
Gender

Race

 White 1,537 63.0%
 Black Or African American 339 13.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 475 19.5%
 Asian 7 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.2%
 Other Race 30 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 46 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2461521
25-34534396
35-4410147148
45-5412437161
55-6419538233
65-7414916165
75-84621577
85 Plus19322

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 479 52%
 Single Guardian 163 18%
 Singles 249 27%
 Singles With Roommate 32 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 640 69%
 Households with Kids 283 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1151934
2151429
3101525
4151429
521627
6151126
7101323
8111728
9111526
1061622
11131730
1281826
13101626
14141933
15152540
16241842
17261743
18111829
1913922
2019423

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 28450 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 28450 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 28450 real estate data, the median home value of $162,000 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 28450. Rentals in 28450 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 28450 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,202 90%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 48 2%
 Nursing Facilities 168 7%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 20 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 423 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 286 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 214 16%
 Households Vacant 456 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 30 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 15 3%
 For Sale Only 27 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 310 68%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 30 20%
 2 Bedroom 40 26%
 3+ Bedroom 81 54%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $55,536 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 28450 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 28450 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 708 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 268 14%
 No Earnings 910 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 708 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 268 14%
 No Earnings 910 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 838 95.2%
 Public transportation 3 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 1.7%
 Worked at Home 24 2.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 158 21%
 High School Graduate 371 49%
 Associate's degree 95 13%
 Bachelor's degree 82 11%
 Master's degree 42 6%
 Professional school degree 7 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 408 94.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 13 3.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 2.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 28450

ZIP Code 28450 is in the Columbus County School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 28450.

Boys and Girls Homes
Flemington Dr
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Columbus County School District
East Columbus High School
32 Gator Ln
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus County School District

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